Advocacy Series, Session I: Shaping Policy and Practice Through Advocacy

A Recorded Webinar

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Recorded on Friday, May 1, 2020 

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Description

As codified in the NAADAC/NCC AP Code of Ethics, addiction professionals are called to advocate on behalf of clients at the individual, group, institutional, and societal levels. In this presentation, we will examine the central policy discussions surrounding the addiction profession in Washington, DC. We will also explore the critical role advocacy plays in shaping the delivery of treatment and recovery services. Finally, we will look forward to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the addiction profession in Congress and across the federal agencies.

Learning Objectives
  • Demonstrate the intersection of advocacy, policy and practice.
  • Analyze environment for policy opportunities now and in the new Congress.
  • Identify strategies for influencing Congress and federal agencies.
Price

Education is FREE to all professionals

Earn 1.5 Continuing Education Hours (CEs)

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Presenters

Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP, is the Executive Director of NAADAC, the Association of Addiction Professionals. She previously served as the Executive Director of Danya Institute and the Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center. Prior to that, she was the Program Director for Volunteers of America Western Washington serving as the administrator of alcohol/drug centers providing a broad range of services, and a trainer in Domestic Violence/Anger Management and Conflict Resolution. Moreno Tuohy has written on a variety of professional issues, including addiction evaluation, counseling methods, co-occurring disorders, treatment and recovery. She has served as President of NAADAC, Certification Board Commissioner, International Chair, Treasurer and Legislative Chair for NAADAC.

Tim Casey, Policy Advisor, has a proven record of leadership in advancing the federal priorities of national associations, corporations, consumer organizations, and nonprofits. On Capitol Hill Casey is a trusted resource to Members of Congress and their staff. Casey’s experience in the House and Senate, combined with his time as a senior lobbyist for prominent health care associations, offers clients sound policy advice, strategic political counsel, and a keen instinct for delivering on key priorities before Congress and the Administration. Casey also brings valuable legislative experience from his time in the House and the Senate. There, he managed a broad portfolio of critical domestic policy issues for Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) and Representative John Tierney (D-MA), including the Congressman’s priorities on the Education and Workforce Committee.

Who Should Attend

Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters. Live closed captioning is available and the captioning capabilities are in compliance with the practices defined in Worldwide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.


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